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  You've celebrated many a fine occasions with a bottle of Bird in Hand and seen us grow from fledgling to full flight. As we continue this journey of exploration we bring you our new website. We ruffle our fine fresh feathers and present the history and experience surrounding the brand’s spirit, producing fine wine that celebrates place and passion not only through expert vinification but also through food, art, and cultural events. You can see it all here. To celebrate the launch of ou[...]

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Book launch with Assouline

Bird in Hand unveiled its latest collaboration with acclaimed French publishers Assouline at Il Buco, New York and Maison Assouline,London. ‘Bird in Hand: Adelaide hills, Australia’, a hardcover book, celebrates the history and experience surrounding the brand’s spirit. The book takes the reader through a journey of Bird in Hand, A world-renowned producer of fine wine that celebrates place and passion not only through expert vinification but also through food, art, and cultural events. Bi[...]

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Missy Higgins and ASO LIVE

      Missy Higgins will fuse her live band with South Australia’s largest arts organization, The Adelaide Symphony Orchestra at Bird in Hand’s annual vineyard concert. Friday December 9, will see the beloved Melbourne based singer/songwriter augmenting all her iconic hits including “Scar”, “The Special Two”, “Steer”, “Where I Stood” and “Everyone’s Waiting” with the state’s best orchestral musicians. One of the most successful and acclaimed female sin[...]

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Limited Cabernet Shiraz 2015

Bird in Hand will soon release a specially designed, limited edition bottle which feature a Cabernet Shiraz blend created by the winemakers in a unique hand blown glass bottle, to celebrate the provenance of truly extraordinary winemaking. Each bottle is carefully handcrafted and personally signed by Chief winemaker, Kym Milne MW. Only 20 of these collectors’ items have been made and will be presented in hand crafted timber boxes. The Bird in hand Cabernet Shiraz is from the outstanding 201[...]

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Meg Ryan’s directorial debut ‘Ithaca’

Bird in Hand celebrates Meg Ryan's directorial debut 'Ithaca' in New York City. Bird in Hand along with Cinema Society and Brooks Brother's celebrated Meg Ryan by hosting the New York City Premiere of her directorial debut Ithaca with an after party at the Arlo Hotel Hudson Square. Arrivals inlcuded director (and co-star) Meg Ryan, Alex Neustaedter (the lead), Lois Robbins, Robin Skye, Drigan Lee; producer Janet Brenner, executive producer Bob Immerman. Other notable attendees included Dana Dela[...]

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Isabella Blow Exhibition Launch

Bird In Hand was the exclusive wine partner for the exhibition launch of Isabella Blow: A Fashionable Life held at the Powerhouse Museum last night. The fashion exhibition was opened by the Honourable Daphne Guinness, owner of the Isabella Blow Collection, to an audience of 250 guests including Carla Zampatti, Collete Dinnigan, Dan Single, Bambi Northwood-Blythe, Jodhi Meares, Pip Edwards, Luke Sales, Jenny Kee and Eva Galambos. See attached for pics from the event. The exhibition showcases the [...]

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Triple Crown glory

Bird in Hand was awarded and proudly accepted Australian winemaking’s first ever ‘Triple Crown’ - 2015 Australian Winery of the year, Australian Winemaker of the year and Wine of the year for the 2012 Nest Egg Chardonnay. Founder Andrew Nugent hosted an intimate black tie dinner, held at ‘The Gallery’. Friends, family, staff and special guests came together to celebrate this great achievement. [...]

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Jeremy Scott premier

Red carpet favourites like Victoria Justice pulled out all the beauty stops for fashion designer Jeremy Scott’s New York City movie premiere “Jeremy Scott: The People’s Designer” during the height of New York Fashion Week, hosted by Australian Winemaker of the Year Bird in Hand Winery, which took place at the legendary Paris Theatre just off of Central Park with an equally racy after party at hotspot Provocateur. When you’re a major designer like Jeremy Scott who hangs out with powerho[...]

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2015 "World's Greatest Shiraz"

  Bird in Hand MAC 2010   AGAINST ALL ODDS: 2010 M•A•C SHIRAZ NAMED WORLD’S BEST – A THIRD WIN FOR BIRD IN HAND Bird in Hand has made wine history by winning the title of World’s Best Shiraz for a third time. Following in the footsteps of previous winner Nest Egg Shiraz, this time it is Bird in Hand’s M•A•C Shiraz from the winery’s ‘Tribute Series’. Bird in Hand’s Chief Winemaker Kym Milne MW says, “Shiraz as a variety performs extremely well in the Adelaide [...]

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Bird in Hamptons | July Fourth

FREE BIRD: East Hampton, New York Oz-Fest Pours It On. Australian's aplenty stormed the beaches on America's birthday crowding into Bird In Hand's East Hampton Estate having nothing but wine on their mind. Pouring inside the 1920's Chateau Marmont-like property, Bird In Hand bottles were bestowed on behalf of founder and "Australian Winemaker of the Year" Andrew Nugent's splashy Fourth of July arrival. The gathering boasted an Oz-fest of Aussie's including photographer Ben Watts, cricketer Shaun[...]

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